Nerve stimulation to control bladder and bowel dysfunction

A Scottish study found that transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation (TPTNS) is safe and acceptable, providing benefit for bladder and bowel dysfunction. A larger study should be done, but in 30 home care residents substantial reduction in post-void residual urine of 55 mL was found, bowel urgency improved in 27% and fecal leakage improved in 47% of the TPTNS group. (Free abstract only.)

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